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  • Deaf NFL player stars in inspiring Duracell commercial (Video)

    A new Duracell commercial shows a deaf football player\’s perseverance and is going viral on the Internet.

  • Deaf dad hears daughter sing for the first time (Video)

    A Missouri girl\’s performance at her high school Christmas concert had an extra bit of cheer because it was the first time her deaf father heard her sing.

  • Gallaudet falls to Hobart, ends historic run

    Amanda Iacone and Jonathan Warner, wtop.com WASHINGTON – Gallaudet came up short in the school’s first-ever playoff game Saturday but the team and its coach celebrated a season that defied the odds, dispelled myths and gave hope to a new generation of deaf and hard of hearing students. The Bisons dropped the final two games…

  • Firmly in spotlight, Gallaudet preps for NCAAs

    For weeks, the Bison just wanted to get on the college football map. Now they\’re squarely in the spotlight, with a 9-1 record, a conference title and the first NCAA playoff berth for a men\’s team in school history.

  • Deaf inmate says D.C. jail denied him interpreters

    A profoundly deaf D.C. man says he was wrongly
    denied a sign language interpreter and
    handcuffed when he had visitors preventing him
    from signing during a 51-day sentence served
    last year at the District\’s contractor-run
    Correctional Treatment Facility.

  • Religious leaders rally for reinstatement of Gallaudet administrator

    The chief diversity officer at the nation\’s leading university for deaf students was put on indefinite leave Oct. 10 for signing a petition opposed to a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize same-sex marriage. McCaskill\’s leave has caused turmoil on the campus of 1,600 students and drawn national attention.

  • Signed in: Coaches learn sign language to help young swimmers

    The Spring Ridge
    Sharks swim team is different than most swim
    teams. The coaches learned sign language to help
    the five deaf swimmers on the team.